Key Skills Service

What are Key Skills?


Key Skills are a range of important skills every adult needs in order to take active part in activities in the home, community and workplace.  They are vital to ensure success in education, training and improving job prospects. They include:-

  • Reading, writing and spelling, Numeracy/ Maths skills, Communication skills, English Language Support, Learning to learn, Information processing, Personal effectiveness, Critical thinking and Working with others 

Certification Available: 

  • QQI certified courses at Levels 1 to 4 in key subjects such as Communications, Mathematics, Personal Effectiveness, Computer Literacy and some other elective modules 

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Key Skills Dundrum
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Key Skills Loughlinstown
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Online Courses



Phone: 01 298 9283 


Dun Laoghaire  

Adult Literacy Organiser: Caro Neville


Phone: 01 204 3652



Language Support Team 

Adult Educator : Caroline Melhuish  


Project Co-ordinator: Marie Campbell